Fashion is a sport that’s fueled by hectic, last minute thrill. We’re an industry quick to complain about our stressful day-to-day endeavors, though this pressure is the community’s very heartbeat. For Belgian designer Raf Simons, the first eight weeks of his position as artistic director at Dior were especially taxing—a daunting journey that will be documented through the anticipated film, “Dior and I,” in theaters April 10.
In an exclusive behind-the-scenes clip, released today via T, Simons panics with his team over the opening look of his fall 2012 couture collection. Nervously flinging the most cliché question in fashion, Simons asks if a jacket they’re constructing can be made in black (Lol). Pressed for time, they take the piece outside to spontaneously spray-paint—a cringe-worthy moment that ultimately leads to a beautiful piece they’re all somewhat satisfied with. Watch Simons’ dramatic moment below: